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California lawmakers to debate universal health care proposal • Long Beach Post News

California lawmakers to debate universal health care proposal • Long Beach Post News

California lawmakers on Tuesday will start debating whether to create the nation’s first universal health care system in a key measure of whether the proposal will muster the support it needs to pass this year—and be sent to voters who would decide whether to approve the payment method.The state’s progressives have tried for years to create a government-funded universal health care system to replace the one that relies on private insurance.California voters overwhelmingly rejected a 1994 ballot initiative that would have created a universal health care system.One would create the universal health care system and set its rules and the other would lay out how to pay for the coverage with increased taxes for some wealthier people and larger businesses.

Universal health care has been debated for decades in the U.State lawmakers in Sander’s home state of Vermont have tried and failed to implement their own universal health care system.

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